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The Cambridge history of twentieth-century music

Author: Nicholas Cook; Anthony Pople
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014. ©2004
Series: Cambridge history of music.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Surveys the Western twentieth-century 'art' tradition alongside development in jazz, popular music, and world music.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Cook; Anthony Pople
ISBN: 9781107631991 1107631998
OCLC Number: 914881517
Notes: First edition published in 2004.
Description: xviii, 818 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: trajectories of twentieth-century music / Nicholas Cook, Anthony Pople --
Peripheries and interfaces: the Western impact on other music / Jonathan Stock --
Music of a century: museum culture and the politics of subsidy / Leon Botstein --
Innovation and the avant-garde, 1900-20 / Christopher Butler --
Music, text and stage: the tradition of bourgeois tonality to the Second World War / Stephen Banfield --
Classic jazz to 1945 / James Lincoln Collier --
Flirting with the vernacular: America in Europe, 1900-45 / Susan C. Cook --
Between the wars: traditions, modernisms, and the 'little people from the suburbs' / Peter Franklin --
Brave new worlds: experimentalism between the wars / David Nicholls --
Proclaiming a mainstream: Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern / Joseph Auner --
Rewriting the past: classicisms of the inter-war period / Hermann Danuser --
Music of seriousness and commitment: the 1930s and beyond / Michael Walter --
Other mainstreams: light music and easy listening, 1920-70 / Derek B. Scott --
New beginnings: the international avant-garde, 1945-62 / David Osmond-Smith --
Individualism and accessibility: the moderate mainstream, 1945-75 / Arnold Whitall --
After swing: modern jazz and its impact / Mervyn Cooke --
Music of the youth revolution: rock through the 1960s / Robynn Stilwell --
Expanding horizons: the international avant-garde, 1962-75 / Richard Toop --
To the millennium: music as twentieth-century commodity / Andrew Blake --
Ageing of the new: the museum of musical modernism / Alastair Williams --
(Post- )minimalisms 1970-2000: the search for a new mainstream / Robert Fink --
History and class consciousness: pop music towards 2000 / Dai Griffiths --
'Art' music in a cross-cultural context: the case of Africa / Martin Scherzinger --
Appendix 1: Personalia / Peter Elsdon, Björn Heile --
Appendix 2: Chronology / Peter Elsdon, Peter Jones.
Series Title: Cambridge history of music.
Other Titles: History of twentieth-century music
Twentieth-century music
20th century music
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Cook and Anthony Pople.

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The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century Music, first published in 2004, is an appraisal of the development of music in the twentieth century from the vantage-point of the twenty-first. This  Read more...

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